Broncos' Terrance Knighton may debut new sack dance at Super Bowl
NEWARK -- Terrance Knighton had the sack heard around America in the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots. If the Broncos defensive tackle gets one this Sunday in the Super Bowl, he'll have a new dance to go with it.
Knighton's sack of Tom Brady on fourth-and-3 helped propel the Broncos to the Super Bowl. He has a new sack dance ready in the event he takes down Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
Knighton wouldn't go into much detail about what the dance would be, but hinted during Media Day on Tuesday that it'll have "something to do with 'Pot Roast.'"
'Pot Roast', of course, is the nickname given to the 6-3, 335-pound Knighton, who said he got the nickname in 2009 -- during a six-hour team flight in his rookie season with Jacksonville.
As Knighton recalls: "Guys are tired. Plane is dark and the lady is walking down the aisle saying, ‘Pot roast, pot roast’, and I’m like, ‘Right here, right here’. My teammate behind me was like, ‘You’re saying that like that’s your name. I’m going to call you ‘Pot Roast.' And then it stuck with me. It was either that or ‘shrimp alfredo,’ so I’m glad I got that.”